A robot massage therapist known as ‘Emma’ is giving doctors in Singapore a helping hand to relieve their patients muscle strain and injuries. Roselle Chen reports. Continue reading
Scientists in Poland have developed a fetal heart monitor that can be used on the move, so pregnant women can monitor the heart rate and movement of their unborn child. Liane Wimhurst reports.
Japanese company Mainichi Inc creates elevator chair that turns into a portable toilet during emergencies.
The NFL’s health and safety officer acknowledged on March 14 that there is a link between football and the devastating brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, also known as CTE.
Ageing, indebted Japan rethinks right to ‘die with dignity’.
Migrants at the Greece-Macedonia border queue for hours to have their sick children examined by medics, as aid agencies warn that squalid conditions are taking their toll on the makeshift camp’s vulnerable residents.
Researchers in Singapore have developed a kit to diagnose the rapidly spreading Zika virus.
The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention is urging pregnant women to refrain from traveling to 14 countries and territories in the Caribbean and Latin America affected by the virus.
Healthcare in Africa made huge strides in reducing malaria deaths below half a million this year but still faced challenges fighting the elusive Ebola virus which has claimed over 11,000 lives. The outbreak in West Africa has exposed major gaps in development aid, prompting a rethink of the balance between building health systems and tackling specific diseases like AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.
Sierra Leone’s Ebola epidemic is declared over, following 42 days with no new cases.